27 May '11, 7am

850 Miles In A Tesla Roadster In A Weekend: Crossing The Line cc- @TeslaMotors

2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll. Enlarge Photo Yesterday, we told you about the remarkable 850-mile electric-car road trip planned by David Peilow and Kevin Sharpe, who intended to drive from the tip to the tail of the United Kingdom. Their goal was to test out the new electric-car charging network that the team created in conjunction with Tesla Motors . After 24 hours and six recharge stops, the pair rolled into Land's End at 8:40 pm. We caught up with David for a quick chat. "It's gone well: The schedule was spot on, the time taken to charge the car and the travel have gone to plan," he told us. "We've been driving into heavy prevailing winds and rain, with a fully loaded car, but even with the heat on we've not experienced any range issues." In fact, he said, it was only the huge interest the pair's journey received--with requests for interviews and photo...

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